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Name: Benjamin Dale

Burial Number: 1428

Gender: Male

Occupation: Medical Practitioner

Born: 00/00/1855

Died: 13/01/1930

Buried: 16/01/1930



Benjamin Hague Dale was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, in 1855, he was the son of Benjamin Hague Dale, snr. 32yrs, Bank Manager, and Anne, 34yrs, nee Sheppard. He had 4 siblings, Anne b.1849, Frederick b.1851, Henry b.1852, and George b.1856. Benjamin’s mother died in 1856 when he was just a year old; his father remarried twice, and Benjamin had 4 half-siblings.

At 16yrs of age, Benjamin was a commercial clerk, but ten years later he was a general practitioner, living alone in Skipton, Yorkshire. In March 1884 Benjamin married Isabella Darwent, 24yrs, at Devizes, Wiltshire, where he was a medical practitioner, and they lived in Wiltshire for about 20yrs., having 7 children, 5 of whom survived, Amy b.1885, Benjamin b.1887, Harold b.1889, William b.1892, and Dorothy b.1894.

By 1911 Benjamin, Isabella and their son, Harold, 22yrs, a solicitor, had moved to Ashford, Middlesex, where Benjamin continued his medical practice. At some time, Benjamin moved to Worthing, Sussex, living at Craven House, Marine Parade, where he died on 13th January 1930, aged 74yrs. Probate was granted to his sons, Benjamin Dale, medical practitioner, Harold Dale, solicitor, and William Dale, medical practitioner. Effects £9914 7s 7d. Value 2022 – £690,500.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: WB Row: 1 Plot: 35

Exact Location (what3words): vets.firmly.discouraged

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Benjamin Hague Dale who passed away 13th January 1930 aged 74 years

Further Information


Name: Benjamin Hague Dale

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1855

Town: Sheffield

County: Yorkshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: /03/1884

Spouse First Name: Isabella

Spouse Last Name: Darwent

Town of Marriage: Devizes

County of Marriage: Wiltshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 13/01/1930

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Craven House

Address line 3: Marine Parade

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £9914 7 s 7 d

Current value of effects: £690500

Census Information


Living at 21, Princess Street, Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire. Benjamin H. Dale, 48yrs, Bank Manager, wife, Catherine, 27yrs, sons, Frederick, 19yrs, Bank Clerk, Henry, 18yrs, Art Student, Benjamin H. 16yrs, Commercial Clerk, daughter, Jessie, 1yr, plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at Grassington House, Grassington, Skipton, Yorkshire. Benjamin H. Dale, 26yrs, single, General Practitioner, plus 2 domestic servants and coachman.


Living at 2, Exchange Place, Station Road, Devizes, Wiltshire. Benjamin H. Dale, 36yrs, Medical Practitioner, wife, Isabella, 31yrs, 3 children, Amy, 6yrs, Benjamin, 4yrs, Harold, 2yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at 63, Victoria Street, Swindon, Wiltshire. Benjamin H. Dale, 46yrs, Medical Practitioner, wife, Isabella, 41yrs, 3 children, Harold, 12yrs, William, 9yrs, Dorothy, 7yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at Fairfield, Woodthorpe Road, Ashford, Middlesex. Benjamin Hague Dale, 56yrs, Medical Practitioner, wife, Isabella, 51yrs, son, Harold, 22yrs, Solicitor, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at Craven House, Church Road, Ashford, Middlesex.

Benjamin Payne Dale
Male 1855 66 Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Medical Practioner
Isabella Dale
Female 1860 61 Durham, Durham, England Home Duties
Edith Louisa Osborn
Female 1890 31 Middlesex, England Domestic Service

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